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  • From Russia with love: JewelrySprite targets foreign markets with e-cash

    With a high proportion of overseas customers who don’t have or won’t use credit cards, JewelrySprite.com is offering the Pay Cash System from Cyphermint, which enables consumers to make online payments by deducting funds from a prepaid account.

    Posted 02/12/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    With a high proportion of overseas customers who don’t have or won’t use credit cards, JewelrySprite.com is offering the Pay Cash System from Cyphermint, which enables consumers to make online payments by deducting funds from a prepaid account.

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  • / Marketing

    U.K.-based payments services provider enters the North American market

    YESpay, a provider of PCI-compliant payment processing services for online and multichannel retailers, recently opened an office in Toronto to serve merchants in North America. Among its services are support for computer chip-based smart cards.

    Posted 07/09/2009Paul DemeryPost a comment

    YESpay, a provider of PCI-compliant payment processing services for online and multichannel retailers, recently opened an office in Toronto to serve merchants in North America. Among its services are support for computer chip-based smart cards.

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  • / E-Retailers

    Kroger uses a web-based hiring system to cut employee turnover

    Kroger reduced employee turnover 25% in a test of an automated, web-based hiring management system from Unicru Inc. Kroger is now rolling it out to several hundred stores.

    Posted 02/11/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Kroger reduced employee turnover 25% in a test of an automated, web-based hiring management system from Unicru Inc. Kroger is now rolling it out to several hundred stores.
  • / E-Retailers

    ProFlowers` parent purchases assets of troubled RedEnvelope

    Gift e-retailer RedEnvelope has found a buyer, and it’s not the one the company announced earlier this year. Provide Commerce, parent of ProFlowers.com, said yesterday it has acquired the assets of RedEnvelope, which filed for bankruptcy in April.

    Posted 05/28/2008Bill BriggsPost a comment

    Gift e-retailer RedEnvelope has found a buyer, and it’s not the one the company announced earlier this year. Provide Commerce, parent of ProFlowers.com, said yesterday it has acquired the assets of RedEnvelope, which filed for bankruptcy in April.
  • Same-Day Delivery Wish Comes True With A Click

    WishClick Inc., a provider of all-occasion gift services to online retailers, and Sameday.com, an e-commerce fulfillment and delivery company, have announced an exclusive partnership to provide Sameday gift delivery to WishClick members. This partnership provides WishClick retail partners access to Sameday.com's proprietary fulfillment network to provide its customers with Sameday product delivery in major metropolitan areas. Consumers who order...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    WishClick Inc., a provider of all-occasion gift services to online retailers, and Sameday.com, an e-commerce fulfillment and delivery company, have announced an exclusive partnership to provide Sameday gift delivery to WishClick members. This partnership provides WishClick retail partners access to…

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  • / Technology

    Online retailers offering more alternative payment options

    Online retailers on average are offering customers 3.5 payment methods, up from 2.1 methods in 2005, according to CyberSource Corp. Larger merchants—those with $25 million in annual online sales—offered 4.7 payment methods.

    Posted 10/09/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Online retailers on average are offering customers 3.5 payment methods, up from 2.1 methods in 2005, according to CyberSource Corp. Larger merchants—those with $25 million in annual online sales—offered 4.7 payment methods.
  • / Technology

    Q4 revenues rise 52% year-over-year at site search vendor FAST

    Site-search technology company Fast Search & Transfer posted record Q4 and year-end revenues for 2005, the company reported. Q4 revenues grew 52% over the year-ago quarter to $31.1 million, as Q4 net income more than doubled to $8.03 million.

    Posted 02/02/2006Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Site-search technology company Fast Search & Transfer posted record Q4 and year-end revenues for 2005, the company reported. Q4 revenues grew 52% over the year-ago quarter to $31.1 million, as Q4 net income more than doubled to $8.03 million.
  • Returns Online opens its first returns center

    Returns Online, Inc. today opened its first National Returns Center in Covington, Ga. The new 75,000-square-foot facility will employ nearly 200 and serve as the final destination for consumers' product returns. Returns Online Inc. is a business-to-business company providing multi-channel returns management solutions for the retail industry, including online, catalog and brick-and-mortar companies. "Returns Online has developed an efficient and...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Returns Online, Inc. today opened its first National Returns Center in Covington, Ga. The new 75,000-square-foot facility will employ nearly 200 and serve as the final destination for consumers' product returns. Returns Online Inc. is a business-to-business company providing multi-channel returns…

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  • Electronics Site Sets Same-Day Delivery

    Outpost.com, an e-retailer of high-end consumer electronics, has begun offering same-day delivery in more than 20 markets for $99. The company already offers free overnight delivery. "Our overnight free delivery is driving tremendous repeat customers," says Bob Bowman, president and CEO of Outpost.com. "With this new service, we address the critical needs of our busines-to-business customers and others who require products the same day."...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Outpost.com, an e-retailer of high-end consumer electronics, has begun offering same-day delivery in more than 20 markets for $99. The company already offers free overnight delivery. "Our overnight free delivery is driving tremendous repeat customers," says Bob Bowman, president and CEO of Outpost…

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  • / E-Retailers

    Tiffany reports lackluster direct marketing sales

    The web now accounts for more than three-fourths of all direct marketing sales for Tiffany & Co., but e-commerce and catalog revenue grew only moderately in 2007 -- by just 5%.

    Posted 03/26/2008Mark BrohanPost a comment

    The web now accounts for more than three-fourths of all direct marketing sales for Tiffany & Co., but e-commerce and catalog revenue grew only moderately in 2007 -- by just 5%.

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